Local energy projects will continue despite oil price collapse, say experts

International companies will not shy away wholesale from Myanmar exploration and production projects despite a collapse in global crude oil prices, according to experts. A panel discussion at the 5th Myanmar Oil and Gas Conference in Yangon on January 29 discussed the possibility that industry players may pull back on investment plans. While Myanmar is […]

In mountains near Nay Pyi Taw, a test case for hydropower sector

Villages, towns and cities are born for many reasons: Some develop as trading centres, while others spring up as a result of a gold rush. In Myanmar, many are agricultural communities, relying on the fertile fields around them to bring prosperity to residents. In the early 2000s, Nay Pyi Taw was built for strategic and […]